Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.43% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '20 at 21:55
Run Duration297 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%
Watch Gameplay: 1050-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7500-$141
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
75% Very good
Memory 81.6
1-Core 113
2-Core 177
75% 124 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 369
53% 385 Pts
64-Core 343
23% 343 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$146
Asus(1043 85D6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 440.97
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
7.43% Terrible
Lighting 87.9
Reflection 46.5
Parallax 101
23% 78.4 fps
MRender 13.2
Gravity 25.8
Splatting 22
7% 20.3 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 7.43%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M550 1TB-$700
186GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 37 51 59 61 53 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 424
Write 427
Mixed 293
SusWrite 50.3
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 42.1
152% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 238
195% 275 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 109%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$99
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 34 36 44 47 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
18.1% Very poor
Read 22.9
Write 180
Mixed 35
SusWrite 39.9
51% 69.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 18.1%
Great: 110%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$47
80GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 27 32 37 40 31 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
36.1% Below average
Read 92
Write 89.9
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 33.1
54% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
112GB free
Firmware: CC44
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 117
Write 109
Mixed 60.8
71% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 32% Great: 69%
Asmedia AS2115 320GB
37GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 28 31 38 41 34 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
22.4% Poor
Read 43.9
Write 26.7
Mixed 32.9
SusWrite 34.1
26% 34.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.3
62% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M4C3000C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
39.3% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.5
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 11.2
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 77.6
52% 77.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 56%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 921 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $947
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